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Getting into the black box: How do low-income parents make choices about early care and education in Maryland?

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Forry, Nicole D.; Wessel, Julia; Simkin, Shana; Rodrigues, Katherine;
Date Issued: November, 2012
Publisher(s): Child Trends; Towson University. Regional Economic Studies Institute; Maryland. State Department of Education
Description: A study of low income parents' perceptions of high-quality child care, their priorities in choosing child care arrangements, and their child care decision-making process, based on four focus groups with 41 parents held in Prince George's County and Baltimore City, Maryland
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Funder(s): United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Source: (Publication No. 2012-42). Washington, DC: Child Trends. Retrieved December 13, 2012, from
Topics: Parents & Families > Selection Of Child Care & Early Education Arrangements

Parents & Families > Parent/Family Characteristics > Socioeconomic Status
Country: United States
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